Haaland Makes Her-story

Haaland Makes Her-story

In her first official tweet as Secretary of Interior, Deb Haaland said, “Thank you@POTUS Biden and@VP Harris. I am honored and ready to work. I look forward to tackling some of the nation’s most pressing issues with @Interior so that future generations can enjoy our public lands and waters for years to come.”  As she walked into her office, Secretary […]

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Could A Democratic Win Mean the First Indigenous Secretary of Interior?

Could A Democratic Win Mean the First Indigenous Secretary of Interior?

By Ashira Morris, ODP Contributing Writer The Department of the Interior houses the Bureaus of Indian Affairs and Indian Education, but it has never been led by a Native American. Over the course of its 170-year history, the relationship between the government and the 578 federally recognized Indian tribes it manages has been fraught. “We […]

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